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Emerson Trujillo Flores wins Stavanger´s Wings for Life World Run

After two consecutive wins, first in Peru 2015 and the next year in the Netherlands in 2016, Emerson Trujillo Flores has managed to add another impressive victory to his career as trail runner. Last Sunday Emerson ran 67.43 km (41.9 miles) in Stavanger and the event was organised for a fourth time to raise money […]

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Trailrunner Emerson Trujillo Flores to compete in Norway next month

Emerson Trujillo Flores is currently preparing in the area of Uranchacra, the mountains of the Cordillera Blanca and in the Puchka valley for the Wings for Life World Run in Stavanger, Rogaland. The trail run will be on the 7th of next month and Emerson said on local television to hope that the municipality of […]

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Sport Ancash F.C. celebrating 50th anniversary and appoints new Colombian manager

Founded on April the 22nd, 1967 under the name Club Deportivo Comunitario Laboral Sport Áncash, the teams faces another year of Second Division football in Peru´s second tier of the football pyramid. It´s been eight years since La Amenaza Verde last played at the highest level and the team only missed out on promotion losing […]

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Spectacular downhill skateboard championship to be held this weekend

On the 4th and 5th of March, the province of Asuncion in the department of Ancash will be hosting one of the most challenging Downhill competitions on Peruvian soil. The skateboard championship is being organised by DH Media and sponsored by the Provincial Municipality of Asunción and will take place partly within the Nacional Park […]

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Huaraz based Sport Rosario surprise package in National Summer Tournament

Sport Rosario is representing Huaraz at the highest tier of the Peruvian football pyramid and until so far they have proved to be the surprise package in the Torneo de Verano 2017 (National Summer Tournament). The tournament started on the 4th of February with the group stages and will end on the 30th of April […]

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Sport Ancash loses final but seeks a 3-0 win after presenting claim at the Justice Commission

Academia Deportiva Cantolao beat Sport Ancash F.C. by two goals to nil in Sunday´s final in the Estadio Alejandro Villanueva football stadium located in the neighborhood of Matute in La Victoria District in Lima. With Fabian Gonzalez  being suspended to play the final and only three subs on the bench (one goalkeeper and two defenders), […]

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Sport Rosario Huaraz wins Copa Perú and will play in the Premier Division

Thanks to a 2-1 win over Racing de Huamachuco, Sport Rosario from Huaraz have won the Copa Peru 2016 title. The club will play in the Peruvian Premier Division for the first time in its history and will face giants like Club Universitario de Deportes (26 titles), Alianza Lima (22 titles) and Sporting Cristal (17 […]

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Emerson Trujillo to participate in Endurance Challenge San Francisco 2016

Trailrunner Emerson Trujillo will aim for a podium spot at the Endurance Challenge in California, United States. The Peruvian athlete who is sponsored by The North Face has been preparing hard to represent Peru in the competition that will be held this December the 3rd where he will participate in the category of 80K. To […]

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Two Huaraz football teams still in promotion bid to the Peruvian Primera División

Sport Ancash F.C. and Sport Rosario are both still in the running to make it to the Peruvian Primera División. The league, organised by the Sports Association of Professional Football counts with an odd system of promotion and relegation. The two lowest placed teams in Primera División are relegated to the Segunda División (Second Division), […]

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Emerson Trujillo representing Peru in Spain´s Ultra Pirineu 2016 Ultra 110 km mountain run

After 24 hours of traveling, leaving from Jorge Chavez International Airport, five Peruvians will participate in Saturday´s Salomon Ultra Pirineu 2016. The Ultra Pirineu (Catalan language for Pyrenees) is one of the five ultra-endurance events of the Skyrunner World Series. The 110 Km mountain run with 6,800m positive gain is held on the wonderful Cadí […]

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Local guide shares search details and reveals that Jesse Galganov was last seen in Taullipampa

Earlier this week, the editor of The Huaraz Telegraph spoke with Beto Pinto Toledo, manager and founder of local tourism […]

Meet cebiche de chocho, Huaraz’s hearty food icon

Perhaps one of the most popular local dishes of Huaraz, yet one which is often overlooked by travellers, is cebiche […]

Local newspaper spreads painful fake news on Jesse Galganov

What was announced as a huge scoop on the front page of the Friday morning edition of local newspaper Prensa […]

No visits to Pastoruri Glacier; access road closed until the 29th of December

Jesús López Gómez, head of the Huascarán National Park (SERNANP – Huaraz) informed the press and agencies in Huaraz and […]

Memories of the 76th anniversary of the glacial lake outburst of 1941

In 1941, while Europe was suffering the deadliest military conflict in history in absolute terms of total casualties, Huaraz and […]

Priest involved in US pedophile scandal now preaches in Chimbote

Last night, Cuarto Poder, a journalistic research programme broadcasted on America T.V. (channel 4 in Peru) revealed that a priest […]

Sport Rosario extends contracts and will participate in the Copa Sudamericana

On Sunday the 3rd of December, the last matches for the Clausura Tournament of the Primera División were played and […]

Weather expert warns Huaraz will not be spared from waterlogging

University professor and local meteorologist Rafael Figueroa Tauquino lamented that despite of the warnings realised by the Santiago Antúnez de […]

Traditional System of Corongo’s Water Judges become Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

The Traditional System of Corongo’s Water Judges (Sistema de Jueces de Agua de Corongo) is inscribed on the Representative List […]

Human excrements, plastic bags and remains of food found on Huascarán

The team consisted of eight specialists from the National Research Institute of Glaciers and Mountain Ecosystems (INAIGEM) which between August […]

Researchers confirm Huascarán is actually 11 metres lower than previously assumed

Since 1873, nine measurements of the south and north peaks of Huascarán have been made estimating all different heights. The […]

A brief history of Mataraju; Peru´s tallest mountain

Mount Huascarán (in Ancash Quechua language: Mataraju, ‘Twin Nevados’), is a massif located in the Western Cordillera of the Andes, […]

Dutchman seeking to educate Peruvian citizens and farmers about climate change

Henk Smeenk is a Dutch man with a mission: to help farmers in developing countries face the challenges of climate […]

Huaraz suffers heavy rainfall and a minor 3.6 magnitude earthquake

Huaraz, capital of Ancash region endured heavy rainfall for about an hour yesterday afternoon. The rainfall caused waterlogging in several […]

Contrasting fortunes in 2017 for Sport Ancash and Sport Rosario

With just two games remaining of Peru’s Segunda División, Sport Ancash have been relegated into the abyss of the Peruvian […]

Cracks in Peru’s tallest mountain are caused by climate change, say researchers

A research team spent five days ascending the dizzying heights of Peru’s tallest mountain on a scientific expedition to record […]

Jesse Galganov´s father praises local police and indicates not to give up

Canadian citizen Jesse Galganov has been missing for 51 days and sadly, the search for him has not yet resulted […]

Polish family of mountaineer who died in Ojos del Salado thanks rescue guide from Huaraz

Agnieszka Cruz-Koniak, daughter of the Polish mountaineer who died on Volcano Ojos del Salado (located on the Argentina-Chile border) earlier […]